Our Presidents at times have been… well, less than Presidential, and yet… sometimes they rise to occasion. For President’s Day we are going to give you the short list of Presidential Manly Facts. These are perfect in any situation and help demonstrate the greatness of some of our Presidents. Share and Enjoy!
Theodore Roosevelt was shot while going to give a speech. It went through a folded paper on which he had his speech prepared, and lodged in his shoulder. Instead of going to the hospital, Teddy decided to push forward and give the speech, and attended a hospital afterward.
Franklin Pierce was arrested while in office. What for you may ask? Well, he ran over an old woman – while hammered – with his horse. In other words, Franklin Pierce basically had a DUI while in office.
William Taft is the only President to be President and then become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Therefore, he is the only President to swear in another President. That, and he is the only known President to have gotten stuck in a bathtub because he was so heavy.
Andrew Jackson had been known to throw White House parties serving a gigantic block of cheese as a hors d’oeuvre.
Harry Truman received the gift of a bowling alley installed in the West Wing of the White House. Where is it now? They moved it to the basement, but it is still first class bowling all the way.